University of Minnesota
Immigration History Research Center
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800


Immigration History Research Center.

The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.

IHRC

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Research Projects

The IHRC has many research projects. Learn more about our latest, Immigrant Stories:

News and Notices

  • Elmer L. Andersen Research Scholars Program - apply by Sep. 26

    Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 may be used to fund travel, housing and other needs related to research projects conducted in the holdings of the IHRC Archives and/or other collections housed in the Archives and Special Collections department of the University of Minnesota Libraries.

    Details about the application process.

    (Continue Reading)September 3rd, 2014

IHRC Archives

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Archives

Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Digital Sources

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Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRC collections using the UMedia Archive.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Books

IHRC books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Periodicals

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRC Hours

Collection Notes

  • Open House: Migration and Social Services Collections - Tuesday, Sep. 16

    Please join us as we gather together the friends of the Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, Immigration History Research Center & Archives, the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, and the Social Welfare History Archives.

    Visit with the staff and each other, meet our new colleague Ellen Engseth, and enjoy some light refreshments.

    More information

    (Continue Reading)September 4th, 2014
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